Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

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US-based mixed martial arts promotion Bellator has signed an exclusive domestic rights deal with pay-television broadcaster Showtime

Singapore-based mixed martial arts promotion One Championship is reported to have made a loss of S$131.4m ($98

Subscription broadcaster Eleven has retained rights to mixed martial arts’ Ultimate Fighting Championship in a ‘multi-year’ agreement. T

RMC Sport, the French subscription broadcaster owned by telco Altice, has signed a new rights deal for mixed martial arts’ Ultimate Fighting Championship in the wake of the lifting of the MMA broadcast b…

Pay-television broadcaster Abu Dhabi Media has agreed a carriage deal with subscription video-on-demand service StarzPlay to further widen coverage of the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the Middle East…

Mixed martial arts promotion, the Professional Fighters League, has announced broadcast rights renewals for the 2021 season in Spain, Latin America, New Zealand and the Czech Republic

Mixed martial arts promotion One Championship has agreed a partnership with Facebook to distribute video, gaming and virtual reality content on the social media platform

French free-to-air commercial broadcaster M6 has acquired rights to European mixed martial arts promotion Cage Warriors just weeks after the country’s media regulator lifted a broadcast ban on the sport.
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Rush Street Interactive, the US-based betting and online casino company, has incorporated the UFC Event Centre, the UFC’s first-ever live betting data product, into its offering in a tie-up with IMG A…

Mixed martial arts promotion UFC has agreed a “multi-year” extension of its global content agreement with social-media platform Snapchat.

Mixed martial arts promotions are awaiting a fresh ruling from French media regulator the Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) after Bellator was forced to resort to live streaming its highly-awaited …

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired rights to mixed-martial arts promotion Bellator’s Paris event. It will exploit the rights on its iPlayer digital platform.
USA

The Professional Fighters League has announced a strategic content and distribution deal with California-based sports media company WAVE.tv. As part of the agreement, WAVE

Mixed martial arts promotion, the Professional Fighters League, has signed a ‘multi-year’ broadcast rights deal in India with the Discovery-owned Eurosport.

The Bellator mixed martial arts promotion has signed a rights deal in Russia with OTT streaming platform Okko Sport

MMA promotion ONE Championship has announced distribution deals with seven media platforms for its upcoming spin-off programme The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition
USA

Mixed martial arts organization Professional Fighters League has launched a new direct-to-consumer streaming service, called the PFL MMA app